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post #1 of 19 Old 03-31-2012, 08:28 PM Thread Starter
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Expedition Trailer Build

Well I have been lurking on Jeepforum and other sites collecting information and trying to develop a plan as to how to build a nice quality expedition trailer to tow behind my Cherokee or Comanche. I've spent a lot of time following threads such as jsherb's trailer build and others. I always considered this project to be a kind of "down the road" endeavor.


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post #2 of 19 Old 03-31-2012, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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here are pics...
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post #3 of 19 Old 04-01-2012, 10:05 AM Thread Starter
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got it home! here are a few more pics

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post #4 of 19 Old 04-01-2012, 10:59 AM
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Nice find. What size tires?

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post #5 of 19 Old 04-01-2012, 02:28 PM Thread Starter
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32's i believe

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post #6 of 19 Old 06-26-2012, 07:40 PM Thread Starter
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Been doing a lot of work on the trailer the last few weeks. Made a custom pindle hitch, put a jack on, made a custom rack for the front, painted it, upgraded to 33's and 15x10 rims to match the xj. Ordering a roof rack for it and painting the flares. Should be done soon! Here are pics of the progress.
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post #7 of 19 Old 06-26-2012, 07:44 PM Thread Starter
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oh and I forgot these. This is when I primed it and had the hitch half done. Had to mock up the ride height behind the xj. Also it will give you some idea of it's scale.
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post #8 of 19 Old 06-29-2012, 05:49 AM Thread Starter
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just waiting on rims, tires and roof rack!
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post #9 of 19 Old 07-17-2012, 02:55 PM Thread Starter
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It's finally done!
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post #10 of 19 Old 07-17-2012, 03:05 PM
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Looks good.

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post #11 of 19 Old 07-17-2012, 03:05 PM
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That looks sweet! I'm wanting to do something similar for my ZJ, just not in the budget right now
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post #12 of 19 Old 07-17-2012, 03:09 PM
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thats sweet, i need moar though

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post #13 of 19 Old 07-17-2012, 04:01 PM Thread Starter
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I will take more detailed pics and post them up!

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more pics! Interior isnt organized yet, but will be soon. Enjoy!
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Sweet trailer!!!

... I guess I'm gonna have to fix that too…….

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